Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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Most Recent Articles

March 9, 2005
A jury sides with an administrator who says NYU eliminated his job after a book described him as Leonard Bernstein's lover.
March 9, 2005
More traditional-aged undergraduates are starting at community colleges.
March 9, 2005
Survey finds a 5 percent drop in those seeking a graduate education, following a 28 percent decline last year.
March 9, 2005
The American Sociological Association reviews research on women and science -- and faults Harvard's president.
March 7, 2005
A foundation created by Western Kentucky University to manage its dormitories does not have the university's immunity from lawsuits, a Kentucky appeals court ruled Friday. The ruling sends a lawsuit against the foundation back to a lower court for additional hearings, and the ruling could complicate the arrangements some public colleges have set up with foundations or related entities to manage some of their operations.
March 7, 2005
Chapel Hill faculty members protest plans to let a conservative foundation support a new program in Western civilization.
March 4, 2005
Much of traditional academe doesn't know what to make of for-profit higher education. Is it to be emulated or feared? Gary A. Berg, dean of extended education at California State University Channel Islands, studied the sector -- and received extensive access to University of Phoenix administrators and faculty members. The result is Lessons From the Edge: For-Profit and Nontraditional Higher Education in America, recently published as part of the American Council on Education/Praeger Series on Higher Education.
March 3, 2005
Colleges raised $24.4 billion in 2004; giving by individuals and corporations was up, while foundation giving fell.
March 2, 2005
A for-profit college based in California has purchased a Catholic liberal arts college in Iowa.
March 1, 2005
George Mason University is opening a degree granting college in the United Arab Emirates.


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